Last month in CRM Software – CRM market news review for January 2013

In summary: Infusionsoft secures $54 million and makes an acquisition, Microsoft’s bad year continues, more SAP HANA announcements, and Rimini Street sets a record… Infusionsoft caught the eye in January. The Gilbert, Arizona based developer of an all-in-one CRM, email marketing, e-commerce, marketing automation application for small businesses, secured $54 million of funding from Goldman […]

Microsoft Office 365 cloud service updated for business use

Microsoft has launched new versions of its cloud-based software as a service (Saas) Office 365 suite for businesses, bringing an updated licensing model, greater focus on worker mobility via the cloud, and expanded integration with its enterprise social networking tool Yammer. Unveiled today, the new Office 365 for businesses adds two further offerings, Office 365 Midsize Business […]

UBS Securities downgrades Arris Group to ‘neutral’

UBS Securities downgraded rating of communications technology company Arris Group Inc. to Neutral from Buy on Friday, on weaker-than-expected outlook and profitability. The brokerage lowered its price target to $10.75 from $14. UBS Securities said Arris reported a weaker than expected business outlook. The company expects third quarter of 2010 sales of $270 million to […]

Yammer details plans for Microsoft SharePoint, Lync and Skype integration

Yammer social networking users may see Microsoft SharePoint integration as early as this summer, although Lync and Skype integration could still be a way off, V3 has learnt. Such SharePoint integration is in addition to the Office and Yammer integration Microsoft has already said will be launched over the course of the next six months. […]